2 Army soldiers killed, 1 injured in rocket launcher misfire in Jammu

Asif Suhaf,  Jammu, Dec 1. Two soldiers were killed and another was injured when a rocket launcher misfired and resulted in a blast at firing range in Khour sector of Akhnoor in Jammu division on Saturday.Official sources told News24 that heavy blast took place at Samwan Chapriyal area in the sector, leading to the instant death of  Surjeet Singh of Army’s 10 Garhwal , Lance Naik Suraj Singh  Bhakuni of Army’s 8 Kumaon.Another injured has been identified as Naik Sandeep Kumar Singh of army’s 8 Raj Rifle, he has been shifted to hospital.Official said that inquest proceedings have been initiated by Police after registering a case at Police station Khour.

News24 Bureau